Restaurant "Locanda del Pilone"
Strada della Cicchetta
Madonna di Como, 34
12051 Alba (CN) – Italy
Tel +39 0173 366616
A CHARMING INN AND A PRESTIGIOUS RESTAURANT
An old Piedmontese farmhouse which has been perfectly rebuilt retaing its old-world charm, welcomes guests into a warm and elegant atmosphere.
The Sale Napoléon dining room, which has original vaulted brick ceilings, the living room which overlooks the Barbera and Dolcetto vineyards, the unforgettable backdrop of the Alps, the decor in the public areas and guest rooms with period furniture are all part of the charm and enchantment of historical aristocratic Piedmont.
2012 MICHELIN STAR
“In a position dominating the famous vineyards, Piedmont’s cuisine is enriched with a Neapolitan touch: two great cuisines and gastronomic excellence. Charming panoramic rooms with period furnishings.
Specialties: Raw and cooked scampi, yogurt and passion fruit. Mixed pasta with Borlotti beans and seafood. Pigeon, vanilla sauce, foie gras, mini apple tarte tatin.”
New listing: 1 Star
Anyone stopping at the Locanda del Pilone for lunch or dinner, a short break or a long holiday will have the opportunity to discover Chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo's "School".
His School brings to the Langhe region the sunny origins and personal touch of his Mediterranean cuisine, the ultimate in rich colour, fragrance and flavour.
His dishes are an innovative interpretation of the great traditions of Piedmont and Naples. The team of chefs coordinated by the 2 Michelin starred Chef present lively and exciting dishes that are always in tune with the season and its fruits.
The purity of ingredients, the quality of raw materials, harmonious fragrances and clean flavours are the principal values of this cuisine.
There are over 1,200 wines on the wine list. With particular emphasis on the great wines from Piedmont and other Italian wines, on sparkling wines and on French crus, but also on wines from all over the world.
A shuttle service is available for guests to and from Alba at special rates.
The Restaurant at Locanda del Pilone is usually closed all day on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. During the months of October and November, however, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays the Restaurant is closed for lunch only.